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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

  • Charles Massarone, Commissioner, United States Parole Commission, Department of Justice

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

Charles Massarone, Nominee for Commissioner, United States Parole Commission, Department of Justice
Charles Massarone has been a Member of the Kentucky Parole Board since 2008.  In this capacity, Mr. Massarone conducts approximately 16,000 parole hearings annually.  He also serves as a member of the Kentucky Corrections Commission and the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Massarone was the Deputy Executive Director for Intergovernmental Affairs for the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.  Prior to that, he spent 19 years as a police officer and corrections officer in the State of Kentucky.  Throughout that time, Mr. Massarone was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.  At present, he serves on the Public Safety Medal of Valor Review Board.  Mr. Massarone is a graduate of the Criminal Justice Training program at Eastern Kentucky University.

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